A Tribute to Mike Neville

The much-loved face of TV news in the north east for more than 40 years, Mike Neville, has died at the age of 80. Born in Willington Quay in 1936, he launched his broadcast career with Tyne Tees Television in 1962. He later became the presenter of BBC Look North and Nationwide, known for his easy-going style and ability to ad-lib through any crisis in the TV studio.

Val's August blog: seaside memories

August: lazy days full of sunshine, family holidays, exploring unfettered by time - or a month of inclement weather where we scramble to find entertainment for another wet afternoon.  We may groan - discussing the weather is a national pastime - but our impressive coastline is perfect to enjoy at all times ... just don’t forget to pack a mac, umbrella, and jumper along with your sun cream. 

Moving North: Coastal North East

We're delighted to launch our second programme of Moving North: Coastal film screenings - and this time we'll be travelling up the North East coast to a variety of venues, starting at the Whitley Bay Festival Playhouse for Whitley Bay Film Festival 2017 on Monday 28th August.

Moving North: Coastal Yorkshire

Ever wondered what life was like along the Yorkshire coast 100, 50 or even 20 or 30 years ago?  Well, now's your chance to find out as we reveal an extraordinary collection of coastal films that span almost every decade of the last century, which we'll be presenting in venues up and down the Yorkshire coast in the coming weeks and months as part of Moving North: Coastal.

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Archive Picks

ON THE TRAIL OF THE FALL

A film by a local amateur filmmaker, Kenneth Raynor, this film features some aspects of village life in Swallownest, South Yorkshire, as autumn arrives.

Title  On The Trail Of The Fall

The film opens with a poem, “When the summer glory that was summer fades, – imperceptivity at...

Film ID: 2197 Year: 1940

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